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Oct 11, 2011 10:00pm PDT
this morning. >> as an eager senate intern, the first thing that they needed us to do was open the mail. >> narrator: the envelope was on the top of the stack. >> i remember looking at it, and it looked like children's handwriting, and the return address was the fourth grade class. so i took the scissors and cut into the corner of the letter, just about an inch, and white powder immediately fell out all over me. >> she sees spores, and immediately puts her finger bravely on the ripped bit of the envelope to protect everybody from more spores coming out. >> it looked like baby powder. i was wearing a dark gray skirt and black shoes, and you could see it just vividly on the dark colors. >> narrator: the powder was anthrax, a deadly bacteria. >> it was a crime in progress because it is live anthrax spores. the fear was that it was absolutely spreading through the entire senate office building. >> narrator: this particular anthrax was highly floatable and potentially quite deadly. >> it travels hundreds and hundreds of feet. it takes months to decontaminate these offices. the spores are eve
Oct 18, 2011 10:00pm PDT
. >> what did he give us? a million people been deported. >> frontline, the investigative reporting workshop, and correspondent maria hinojosa investigate obama's tough immigration enforcement... >> hasn't the president ended up enacting the republican agenda? >> what the president is doing is enforcing the law of the land. >> ...examining his promise to deport hardened criminals... >> 1,000 murderers, 6,000 sex offenders, 45,000 serious drug violators. >> ...while critics say the program has swept up thousands of immigrants with no criminal record... >> a mother who had a broken tail light being separated, maybe forever, from her children? >> ( translated ): i don't understand how their mother could have been thrown out of the country. >> ...and investigating conditions in the vast network of immigrant detention centers. >> women harassed for sexual favors, guards taking detainees and beating them, running them down like they were animals. >> tonight, how the politics of immigration are "lost in detention." >> frontline is made possible by contributions to your pbs station from viewers like
Oct 25, 2011 11:00pm PDT
. if you'd like to join in our conversation about faith and politics, you can call us now. >> narrator: for me, that meant continuing to host radio and tv shows in san francisco... one of the issues that's come up in this campaign. ...and doi my best to ignore what wouldn't go away. it took two years before that odd collection of symptoms formed a whole diagnosis. i had parkinson's, and it was about to send my life in a new direction. it's not the worst diagnosis. right now, i'm doing fine. >> cross your fingers. thumbs up. press. >> narrator: but as everyone in this parkinson's exercise class told me, the disease is a relentless foe, handing out its challenges one by one. >> stretch your arms... >> there's something about the inevitability of it. parkinson's is a very gradual disease, but inevitably it's going to get you. >> lift your eyes. >> you go through a period of adjusting when you realize your life is going to be different than you had imagined. >> narrator: life changes for parkinson's patients when a key neurotransmitter called dopamine goes missing. >> put your hands inside
Oct 27, 2011 9:00pm PDT
and a new set of standards. but in the u.s., few are talking about these solutions. let me know if these are nationally required. >> okay. >> thompson: are you required, in child death cases, to be a board-certified forensic pathologist in the u.s.? >> no. >> thompson: are you required to have any peer review of child death cases? >> no. >> thompson: are you required to review the medical records in child death cases before or after doing your autopsy? >> no. >> thompson: are you required to consult with specialists in the field on difficult child death cases? >> no >> thompson: after combing through court records, frontline, propublica and npr found nearly two dozen cases in the u.s. and canada in which people were prosecuted for killing children based on questionable autopsies and testimony. all of them were eventually cleared of wrongdoing. we found one of these cases just a day's drive from ernie lopez in el paso. >> hurry up and get my own place, and get a car and everything... >> thompson: monea tyson spent nearly two years in lockdown in the county jail before being acqui
Oct 25, 2011 10:00pm PDT
the willingham children died, several of us thought it would be a good idea if we did a benefit dart tournament to raise funds to help with their burial. todd and stacy willingham showed up the night that we had the tournament. todd got too involved in the fun. >> and he was heard to brag to others that he wouldn't have anything to worry about now because the money would start rolling in because people would feel sorry for him. >> he showed a great interest in a new pair of darts, and that really kind of shocked me. i thought, "well, i'm really not going to let you give me back the money that i just gave you for a new pair of darts." so i just gave them to him so that he wouldn't lose the money that i wanted him to spend on those funerals. >> narrator: the police launched an investigation. todd willingham was the primary suspect. >> you've got to count his actions before and after, you've got to count his actions during the fire, and things like that. that makes the whole story, not just one little segment of it; it's every bit of the story. >> narrator: the police had been to willingham's hous
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